Vastu purush (Vastu purusha) is believed to be the creation of Lord Shiva. It is believed that the vastu purush fell on to earth after getting defeated by the gods (Devas). The vastu purush who lay spread on the earth, started to attack life on earth due to extreme hunger. So in order to weaken the strength of vastu purush, according to the instruction of Lord Brahma, 53 gods (Devas) stood on different positions on the body of vastu purush.
Accordingly, the on the head of vastu purush (Vastu purusha) dwells Ishan, on the right eye Bheethi, left eye Parjanyan, left ear Jayanthan, right ear Adithi, Apavalsan on the neck, Arggalan on the left shoulder, & Indra on the right shoulder. On the right hand of vaastu purush dwells, Chandra and Mukhya, while on the left hand there is Adithya and Satya. On the right ankle dwells Rudra and Rudrajith and on the left ankle there is Savithavu and Savithri.
On the right side of the chest of vastu purush (Vastu purusha) , dwells Maheedharan, on the left dwells Aryan, on the right side of the stomach is Mithra & Vivaswaan on the left. On the navel resides Brahma, Indra on the genitals, and Indrajith on the testicles. On the right foot dwells Niryathi & Dwarapala, while on the left foot of vastu purush resides Mrigan and Bringharajan.